Author: trishclowes

  • New MY IRIS member…

    New year, new MY IRIS member… we are thrilled to have Joel Barford joining us on drums. Chris and Ross have been raving about his playing to me for years, and now he is becoming a part of our sound world! Here’s a shiny new photo to celebrate. And here is Joel’s website: https://www.joelbarford.com/ We […]

  • New video – The Month of January

    To celebrate the new year, here’s a new video for you all… Ross Stanley & I playing the beautiful folk tune ‘The Month of January’, taken from our livestream at Wigmore Hall back in April 2021. It’ll be on our duo album when that eventually becomes available to the world…

  • Albums of the Year 2022

    ‘A View with a Room’ makes appearances in several music and jazz ‘albums of the year’ lists for 2022 – thank you to everyone who has been listening and enjoying the music! Here are a few:Jazzwise (UK) – no. 9 in ‘The 20 Best Jazz Albums of 2022’ The Nation (US) – mentioned in ‘The […]

  • Wigmore Hall – March 1st 2023

    I am excited to announce my next concert at Wigmore Hall, on Wednesday March 1st 2023! Joining me are these fantastic musicians… Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian (voice, harp), Mandhira de Saram (violin), Louise McMonagle (cello), Ross Stanley (piano), Chris Montague (guitar) and Joel Barford (drums). The programme will be an exploration of all kinds of music, from Jimi Hendrix to Joe Harriott, Henry Purcell, The Beatles, John Dowland, Herbert Howells, as […]

  • Carousel Trees

    I have some beautiful gigs coming up across the next month or so… plus the premiere of a new commission for the London Sinfonietta. On Thursday 27th October, MY IRIS are heading to Aberdeen (with Dave Hamblett on drums – aka super-dep!) to play for Sound Festival at The Blue Lamp. Info/tix here.​ Then on November 6th, Ross Stanley and I are playing a lunchtime concert […]

  • BJazz Festival & London Jazz Festival

    Happy to announce a couple more dates for the diary… On August 24th, I’ll be playing duo with Ross Stanley at the Symphony Hall in Birmingham for the BJazz Festival. Tickets available here. We’ll be playing our own tunes plus some arrangements of an eclectic mix of other people’s music…! Then looking ahead to the Autumn, MY IRIS will be […]

  • Photographs from album launch at Wigmore Hall

    Photos taken by Chris Kelly at the soundcheck (and in the green room afterwards) for the MY IRIS concert at Wigmore Hall on Saturday April 23rd 2022, launching the new album ‘A View with a Room’ on Greenleaf Music. Featuring Chris Montague, Ross Stanley, and James Maddren.

  • New single ‘The Ness’ out today + other news…

    I am very excited to share the news that my new single, ‘The Ness’, is out today! I have made a little video about it, so you can also see and hear about the creative process, just see below. ​Also out today is Louise McMonagle’s performance of my solo cello piece, ‘Round By The Ness’, […]

  • 1st single out today! + trailer video & pre-order

    So great to be able to share this with everyone! This link takes you to my first single, the title track, ‘A View with a Room’ … you can also pre-order the album from all your favourite places, and watch a little trailer video I made 🙂

  • 21 date MY IRIS UK Tour

    Coming up in April & May across the UK… MY IRIS are heading all over the place to celebrate the release of ‘A View with a Room’ on Greenleaf Music. We cannot wait to get stuck in… !! Massive thank you to Ina Wieczorek … & to Arts Council England for supporting this tour. For […]